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== Vision Statement ==

 * enable people to reclaim their privacy and control of their data
 * return to the peer to peer nature of the net (vs. tendency towards hierarchical organization)
 * making a consumer product
 * easy to use for everyone (pre-installed, easily configured, easily restored)
 * inexpensive (dirt cheap)
 * use at home (NOTE: legal significance of 4th amendment context)
 * smooth transition from cloud services (e.g. social networks)
 * secure routing
 * generic and configurable
 * extensible
 * want hardware makers to be enthusiastic about the project
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 * Eben's LibrePlanet talk
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 * GNU social
 * diaspora
 * SmoothWall, IP Cop
 * OpenWRT

Freedom Box Project

Freedom Box is about gathering the software on inexpensive hardware to give people their freedom back through aggregation and transition of could services to friend to friend services.

Vision Statement

  • enable people to reclaim their privacy and control of their data
  • return to the peer to peer nature of the net (vs. tendency towards hierarchical organization)
  • making a consumer product
  • easy to use for everyone (pre-installed, easily configured, easily restored)
  • inexpensive (dirt cheap)
  • use at home (NOTE: legal significance of 4th amendment context)
  • smooth transition from cloud services (e.g. social networks)
  • secure routing
  • generic and configurable
  • extensible
  • want hardware makers to be enthusiastic about the project

  • Eben's NYU Freedom in the cloud talk
  • Eben's ?LibrePlanet talk

  • Eben's Debconf10 Silver lining in the cloud talk

Example projects

  • ReadyNAS
  • Asterisk boxes (hardware, live CD's)
  • Aeyer (Drupal control panel)
  • Free telephony project
  • GNU social
  • diaspora
  • ?SmoothWall, IP Cop

  • OpenWRT

Done

  • Wiki

ToDo

  • Alioth project requested already by Jimmy
  • Vision stmt
  • What we need
  • What we have
  • How to contribute
  • Who else is doing similar stuff
  • Add links/references

Issues/Areas

  • project management tool
  • installer
  • UI
  • config
  • telephony
  • mail
  • hardware support